Azerbaijani FM meets foreign counterparts

Azerbaijans Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Mevlut Cavusoglu, Ramtane Lamamra, Retno Marsudi, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Riad Al-Malki, foreign ministers of Turkey, Algeria, Indonesia, Republic of South Africa and Palestine respectively in the margins of the 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) taking place in Isla de Margarita, Venezuela.

At the meetings the development of bilateral cooperation in the political, economic and humanitarian fields, as well as the issues on the agenda of the NAM and the 71th Session of the UN General Assembly were discussed. The importance of enhancement of relations between the countries within the international organizations was also noted.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov briefed his counterparts on the current negotiation process over the settlement of Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict and highly appreciated consistent just position within the NAM on the settlement of the conflict based on territorial integrity and sovereignty of Azerbaijan.

Minister Elmar Mammadyarov noting expected decision on the Chairmanship of Azerbaijan to the NAM for the years of 2019-2022 to be made within the Summit held in Venezuela stated that Azerbaijan will spare no efforts to promote and enhance the purposes and goals of the Movement during its chairmanship.